FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 22, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - USA Archery would like to welcome Robby Beyer as the newest member of the USA Archery staff in the role of High Performance Manager.
Beyer comes to USAA with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake Iowa and a Master of Science Degree in Sports Recreation and Management from North Dakota State University. During his time with both of these Universities, he also filled the role of Assistant Track and Field Coach. Beyer has spent time with USA Track and Field, including 2008 Olympic Team Processing, and was part of the team processing effort during the 2008 Paralympic Games with the USOC.
Beyer will be focused on athlete development, training and management of national teams. This includes the administration of all USOC athlete services, management of USAT and Jr. USAT teams and all athlete training camps. He will also work with the athletes in coordinating their travel, registration and uniforms for national and international events.
"I am impressed with Robby's desire to help athletes," says USAA CEO Denise Parker. "He is focused on providing the support services necessary to enable athletes to succeed. I am certain he is going to make an impact on our training and bring new and fresh ideas on how we can support, train and develop our athletes."
"Elite athlete support is my number one priority," explains Beyer. "My desire is to provide the support services necessary to compete and succeed internationally for recurve and compound archers alike. I want to maintain open communication with athletes, the athlete advisory council and coaches in an effort to galvanize everyone together to accomplish our organizational goals for London 2012."
Beyer started with USAA on Monday, April 20th. He will be based out of the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. Beyer will be in attendance at the SI Cup and Youth World Championship qualifier in Carbondale, Illinois.
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